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Sunshine Cafe

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5719 Grand Ave, Duluth, MN 55807-2541
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love this place in Duluth. Young-A and her husband run a great place. My favorite is the Sunshine Omelet! Corn beef hash inside the omelet is not only unique but tasty! I have also had the open face turkey sandwich and meatloaf sandwich. Mashed potatoes and gravy never tasted so good. This is a little secret cafe on the... More 

Thank Theresa B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Deliousious!!!! Eggs Benedict was amazing. Omelet was huge, stuffed with goodness and so good!!! Lady running the place was such a sweetheart too!!! HIGHLY RECOMMEND

Thank Ranae C
Buffalo, Minnesota
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I found this cafe after searching for breakfast on Trip Advisor. We wanted something a bit more local/less chain feeling and easy to find/park...and we found it here! It is tiny; but don't let the lack of space stop you from trying breakfast. I had an excellent (giant!) omelette and they custom-made one for my friend who... More 

Thank TvlMomMN23
Noblesville, Indiana
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We ate here twice this week while on vacation. My wife loves the Swedish pancakes and my Denver omelette was cheesy and delicious. Pancakes were also very tasty and generously sized. I don't know how this lady who runs the place pretty much by herself does it, but her hard work certainly shows. Highly recommend!

Thank John B
Duluth, Minnesota
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

The Swedish Pancakes are to die for, and the omelet was melt in my mouth delicious, NOT the "velveeta" that another reviewer stated. The turkey was Thanksgiving Day good, and the atmosphere was peaceful. It's impossible to be cranky after a meal at the Sunshine.

Thank Senty7
Menahga, Minnesota
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We were here on July 4th. A lot of small restaurants were closed for the holiday. I found this gem on another review sits and am very pleased to rate it here. The Swedish pancakes were delish! Portions were generous and reasonably priced. I loved how different foods were served on different mixes of plates. Charming!

Thank FrankieMak
Duluth, Minnesota
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118 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I don't much care for this cafe, for a variety of reasons, but I have to admit when I went there for breakfast a few days ago, the omelette I had was very very scrumptious. I ordered the corned beef hash omelette (sans the green peppers), and it was creamy, cheesy gooey, and top notch in flavor. Say what you... More 

Thank brenda d
Superior, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I have wanted one of there famous breakfasts for SOOOOOooooo long. But alas, the place closes before I can get there. I used to eat here when I worked the overnight shift and got out of work at the crack of dawn.

1 Thank birchtre
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Small not chain like at all, very comfortable and well staffed. after a week on the road was nice to see smiling faces and happy to serve you attitudes. Food was above average, but the staff made it all worth it. The weekdays we were able to walk right in the weekends brought out the locals, so we had a... More 

1 Thank Jim C
Appleton, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

The food was good and prices were reasonable. Family friendly atmosphere. We found this cafe as we were driving around looking for a greasy spoon to have lunch at.

1 Thank Lori F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5719 Grand Ave, Duluth, MN 55807-2541
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: 218-624-7013

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?